Categories: Arts Calendar

Aug. 13-14: Lady Gaga, Pistahan, Mary Sano Studio, War, Desi Comedy Fest, Peter Cincotti, Keith Moon: The Real Me, Bach’s Mass in B Minor, Kidchella, Karin Slaughter


Lady Gaga
: The pop star is getting rave reviews and showing her versatility (and wild side, of course) on her Joanne World Tour. [7 p.m., AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mayes Plaza, S.F.]

Pistahan: The 24th annual celebration of Filipino and Filipino-American arts and culture highlights contemporary and traditional music, dance, art, crafts, cuisine and artifacts. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens, 773 Mission St., S.F.]

Mary Sano Studio of Duncan Dancing: In “20: Reflections on the Past, Visions of the Future,” pianist Eriko Tokaji accompanies dances from the traditional Isadora Duncan repertoire to music by Chopin and Schubert in a fund-raiser performance. [4 p.m., 245 Fifth St., Studio 314, S.F.]

Desi Comedy Fest: Abhay Nadkarni, Karmen Naidoo, Kritarth Srinivasan, Rima Parikh, Sureni Weerasekera, Richard Sarvate, Samson Koletkar, Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Kabir Singh and Arjun Banerjee appear in the fourth show of an 11-day, nine-city showcase of South Asian comedians. [7 p.m., Freight and Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Peter Cincotti: Describing the musician’s new album “Long Way Home,” one critic wrote, “If you threw Billy Joel, Oscar Peterson and One Republic into a blender, something close to this would come out.” [6 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Keith Moon-The Real Me: Writer, actor and musician Mick Berry portrays the legendary drummer of The Who in a show that explores his rock-star extremism — in life and music. [2 p.m., Marin Theatre Company, 397 Miller Ave., Mill Valley]

Bach’s Mass in B Minor: American Bach Soloists Academy Festival Orchestra and American Bach Choir appear in the final of two annual performances of the pinnacle work of the repertory. [2 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

: Alison Faith Levy’s Big Time Tot Rock appears in the free concert for kids series. [11 a.m., Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City]

War: Headlining a free Stern Grove concert, the rock, funk, jazz, Latin and R&B act (which began as Eric Burdon’s backup band) has hits from “Low Rider” to Summer”; Malo, veteran Bay Area favorite of “Suavecito” fame, opens. [2 p.m., Sloat Boulevard and 19th Avenue, S.F.]


Karin Slaughter: The author of New York Times bestsellers “Cop Town” and “Pretty Girls” is promoting her new novel “The Good Daughter,” a “searing blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Bay Area Vocal Academy Auditions: Singers interested in joining the group, which provides comprehensive training for talented young vocalists, preparing them for college and classical careers, are invited to try out; call or text (415) 723-2282 to sign up. [3 to 6 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Schola Cantorum Sing-Along
: Lou De La Rosa conducts Bach’s “Magnificat” and Mozart’s “Coronation Mass” during the final event in the participatory series hosted by the South Bay-based choral group; scores are provided. [7:30 p.m., Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos]

Batman and Harley Quinn: Warner Bros. Studios, DC Entertainment and Fathom Events present a one-night screening of the DC Universe-animated premiere based on an original story by animation icon Bruce Timm. [7:30 p.m., AMC Kabuki 8, 1881 Post St., S.F.; AMC Van Ness 14, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.; and Century 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Angels in America, Part 1
: The National Theatre Live series brings the London 2017 staging of Tony Kushner’s epic historical drama starring Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, James McArdle, Russell Tovey and Denise Gough to the big screen. [7 p.m. Vogue Theatre, 3290 Sacremento St., S.F.]

Wayne’s World: The movie comedy classic screens in a free event that includes trivia and costume contests. [7 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Megan Nolan: The author of spiritual books and teacher of meditation and yogic wisdom discusses the book “Living Love the Yoga of Yama & Niyama: Timeless Teachings for Transformation and Awakening.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Bay Area Science Festival
: Scholars, inventors and entrepreneurs are panelists in a free symposium on “Critical Thinking in a Changing World.” [6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Swissnex, 730 Montgomery St., S.F.]

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